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New data on HIV medication in children?

I have represented a lot of Social Security disability applicants over the years. I know that in the past, there was concern about the long-term effects of HAART meds on children - who did not have a fully developed immune system when they...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...childhood/adolescence and now are young adults. Many have some residual (such as laggard growth) from their experience with HIV/AIDS over the preceding decades. Long term outcome remains to be determined since data is limited for persons... Read more »

I am scared that companies are dropping new HIV medications

Nelson, I emailed you before and you told me there were a few medications in research for people... Read more »

Medical Coverage with New Diagnosis of HIV

I'm presently enrolled with KaiserPermanente in So. California. My Question is, could the... Read more »
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Introduction: Why Do We Need a New Class of HIV Medications?

...developed independently through an unrestricted educational grant from Trimeris. Reason #1: Resistance to Current Drugs Treating HIV infection involves many challenges, including occasionally troublesome side effects and the difficulty of... Read more »
Seattle Treatment Education Project

The FDA Has Just Approved Lexiva, a New Anti-HIV Medication

...Pharmaceuticals. Lexiva is a prodrug of amprenavir, a protease inhibitor used to treat infection with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Lexiva is rapidly converted to amprenavir by cellular or serum phosphatases in the body. Lexiva should... Read more »
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ICAAC/IDSA 2008 Highlights: Eric Daar, M.D., Summarizes New Studies on HIV Medications about a variety of different issues surrounding, or related to, infectious diseases, including a heavy focus on HIV and AIDS. Eric Daar, M.D. Many things have been presented at this meeting that are of interest, but I think... Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

Nutrient Deficiency Associated with New HIV Medication

...On October 26, 2001, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a new drug for the treatment of HIV disease. Tenofovir (brand name Viread), the first in a new class of HIV medications called the nucleotide reverse transcriptase Read more »
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HIV-Specific Medications AT COST - a new service

Posted by CanDoMeds, 1 Reply
...To The Body Forum users, Please allow me to introduce a new public service that my company is offering to HIV-positive patients. My business partner, Dr. Mark Galea, and I have decided to create a special program for certain medical populations, Read more »

HIV Positive Doctors and Medical Students

Posted by JumptheHorizon, 4 Replies
...Hi everyone, I have good reason to be worried that I have HIV, and am waiting the time to be retested (first was negative, which was about one month after I think I could have been infected, Read more »

long time without hiv medication but ignored in sw

Posted by thriller, 2 Replies
...situation. I m not an "alternative freak" so dont get me wrong here. and im not saying to others what to do in their life with hiv. But am l alone in this situation?? I am reluctant to hear the same thing over and over again but still l want to... Read more »

How to Live With HIV

Posted by judy
...developed full-blown AIDS to the time of death was generally a couple of years or less. Thanks to new medications, the face of HIV/AIDS is changing dramatically. For a new generation, it has become a chronic condition rather than a terminal one.... Read more »